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selenate

[sel-uh-neyt] /ˈsɛl əˌneɪt/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
a salt or ester of selenic acid.
Origin of selenate
1810-1820
First recorded in 1810-20; selen(ic acid) + -ate2
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British Dictionary definitions for selenate

selenate

/ˈsɛlɪˌneɪt/
noun
1.
any salt or ester formed by replacing one or both of the hydrogens of selenic acid with metal ions or organic groups
Word Origin
C19: from selenium + -ate1
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